Return to Zion

return of the Jews from Babylon in the days of Ezra and Nehemiah; large waves of immigration to Israel during modern times

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  • The Return to Zion — ( he. שיבת ציון, Shivat Tzion , or שבי ציון, Shavei Tzion , lit. Zion Returnees ) is a term that refers to the event in which the Jews returned to the Land of Israel from the Babylonian exile following the decree by the Persian King Cyrus, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Zion's Camp — is the name given to an important group of early Latter Day Saints or Mormons. Shortly after founding the Latter Day Saint movement, church founder and prophet, Joseph Smith Jr., revealed that the City of Zion would be built in Jackson County… …   Wikipedia

  • ZION — (Mount Zion; also Sion, Mountain of Zion; (Heb. הַר צִיּוֹן ,צִיּוֹן), hill and fortress in Jerusalem. The origin of the name is uncertain. Suggestions have included a rock, stronghold (צָיוֹן), a dry place (צִיּוֹן), or running water (Hurrian:… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zion's Order, Inc. — Zion s Order Classification Mormonism Polity Hierarchical Founder Merl Kilgore Origin 1951 Bicknell, Utah Separated from Aaronic Order Congregations 1 Members 30 Zion …   Wikipedia

  • Zion (Latter Day Saints) — For other uses, see Zion (disambiguation). Within the Latter Day Saint movement, Zion is often used to connote a utopian association of the righteous. This association would practice a form of communitarian economics called the United Order meant …   Wikipedia

  • Zion — [ zʌɪən] (also Sion) noun 1》 the hill of Jerusalem on which the city of David was built.     ↘the Jewish people or religion. 2》 (in Christian thought) the heavenly city or kingdom of heaven.     ↘the Christian Church. 3》 a land to which people in …   English new terms dictionary

  • Meir Har-Zion — Born 1934 Allegiance Israel Unit Unit 101; 890th Paratroop Battalion …   Wikipedia

  • Ben-Zion Dinur — MKs Date of birth = birth date|1884|01|02 Place of birth = Khorol, Russian Empire Year of Aliyah = 1921 Date of death = Death date and age|1973|07|08|1884|01|02 Place of death = Knesset(s) = 1st Party = Mapai Former parties = Gov t roles =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hoveve Zion — (Lovers of Zion)    A movement that was established in 1882, as a direct reaction to the widespread pogroms in Russia (especially Odessa) in 1881, for the purpose of encouraging Jewish settlement in Palestine and achieving a Jewish national… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • SHAVEI ZION — (Heb. שָׁבֵי צִיּוֹן; Those who Return to Zion ), moshav shittufi in northern Israel, in the Acre Plain, 2 mi.(3 km.) S. of Nahariyyah, affiliated with Ha Iḥud ha Ḥakla i. Shavei Zion was founded in 1938 by a group of German Jewish immigrants who …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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